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Arenas del Mar Beachfront and Rainforest Resort, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica

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Punta Quepos, Manuel Antonio National Park 311-6350, Costa Rica
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Hayden, Idaho
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2012

Beautiful, Eco-friendly spot. Loved the suite near the ocean. Beautiful dinners on the beach with live music. Wonderful beach walk to the park.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2012

We stayed at Arenas del Mar for lack of another option; a last minute trip required us to wait for a cancellation at a hotel and we were lucky to have ended up here...even at over $500 a night!!! Friendly and knowledgeable staff, fun walking trails, resident sloth, walking distance to Manual Antonio beaches AND the most incredible spa services!... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2012

Just finished staying a week in costa rica and stayed at four different hotels, all 'five star' and this was our favorite. Service impeccable. Beautiful view. Great beach. Can do attitude. Asked for Brady to go one morning so could go to national park-no problem. Also went to sister hotel harmony hotel in nosara, also very good

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Evansville, IN
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2012

This is not a resort for those who want lots of activity without leaving the property however, it is perfect for relaxing. We loved almost everything about our stay. The service was top notch from check in to check out. Servers often would be seen at dinner one night then down at the beach bar the next day for lunch.... More 

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Bethesda, Maryland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2012

This is a beautiful beachfront property with extremely friendly and helpful staff. The staff were very engaging with our six year-old daughter. The view of the ocean from our room was stupendous (we got an ocean view room with a jacuzzi on the terrace)! There is a lot of wildlife on the property, including sloths, monkeys, iguanas, snakes, and different... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2012

We stayed 2 nights. Great staff. Great ammenities. Great Beaches. Clean. Did i mention Great?

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Haliburton ontario
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2012

I always try and add new information when writing my reviews. Everything that guests have raved about in previous reviews is 100% true and then some. I started a list of names of the staff that i felt were superb but quickly realised that my list was including everyone that worked there. My husband and I stayed for 7 nights... More 

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Medford, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2012

We stayed at this resort with friends in March 2011. The resort was great. Amazing landscapes, iguanas all over the place, valet room service by golf cart. Great beach spot complete with bar service and a great beach restaurant. We saw monkeys on the property as well as a two-toed sloth and many halloween crabs (whose babies visited us in... More 

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Succasunna, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2012

We just finished our third stay at Arenas Del Mar. We have come the same week in January for the last three years. Why do we keep coming back? The number one reason is the staff at the hotel. They treat you like family. Some of the folks there have been there for the last three years. Robbyn has been... More 

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GuestserviceADM, Manager at Arenas del Mar Beachfront and Rainforest Resort, Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica, responded to this review

Dear Friend, Thank you for your third visit with us and such a wonderful review highlighting the service and staff. It makes us proud to hear those comments. We hope you will be able to come back many more times in the future and see the same employees and receive the same kind of attention. We realize that our spectacular... More 

Southern California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2012

We spent two nights here and I was sorry it couldn't have been a week. It's truly a slice of paradise. We were upgraded to an ocean view room with an outdoor spa on the balcony. Room 402. The room, staff, food, location, atmosphere/decor, etc etc etc. were perfect in every way. The location is perfect and away from the... More 

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